Trefis explores what impact Google’s recent move could have on a travel data provider like Kayak, and eventually on online travel agency websites like Expedia and Priceline. The company values Kayak, still a private company, at $802 million and believe Google’s recent move could have a negligible impact, if any, on Kayak in the near-term. Kayak is a travel search company that aggregates travel data (schedules, availability, fares) from hundreds of travel websites (both travel suppliers such as hotel chains and airlines, and third-party online travel agencies) and facilitates quick and easy comparison of fares through its website and mobile applications. Kayak does not offer air ticket bookings at its own website but merely directs the user to the selected travel supplier’s or online travel agency’s website to complete the purchase. Get the full story at Forbes